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The RHDV-2 Vaccine is HERE, and MANDATORY!

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV-2) On October 20, 2021, the Office of the State Veterinarian for South Carolina approved the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Center for Veterinary Biologics’ (USDA CVB) recommendation for emergency use authorization for an unlicensed, experimental Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Vaccine Serotype 2. Because this disease is highly contagious and fatal and […]

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An RHDV-2 Vaccine is Coming!

Excellent news for rabbit owners! We just got word that an experimental RHDV-2 vaccine developed in the US has been approved for use in South Carolina. We are thrilled that we will not have to wait for a diagnosed case in our state to import the international vaccine, but instead be proactive in preventing the […]

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RHDV-2: What’s That?

As we all now know, viruses are very difficult to keep in one place. Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) is a calicivirus that has been associated with rabbit populations in China and Europe, but had never been an issue here in the US. Unfortunately, that changed recently with the discovery of a variant that affects […]

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